Fine rare small 18th Century Cannon. Bronze ring turned barrel 7 ¼” long ,28 bore with London gunmaker proofs and ‘WB’ barrel smiths mark and ‘Birkell Minories’. On later naval style carriage .
Very attractive patinated condition.
William Birkell Appr. To Charles Dymond 1710.Free of Gunmakers Co.1726,Proof peace 1731,Elected assistant 1743, Master 1748.Contractor to Ordnance 1742-9 East India Comp.1733 Died 1758.